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Library Assistant Content Services and Metadata

Oxford Brookes University - Directorate of Learning Resources

Location: Oxford
Salary: £21,686 rising to £23,487
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th November 2021
Closes: 8th December 2021
Job Ref: 116637

The Directorate of Learning Resources are seeking to recruit a Library Assistant to join the Content and Metadata Services Team.

 Qualifications required for post:
  • Good general education with at least grade C/4 in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent
Experience required for post:
  • Library, archive, clerical, general administrative and finance
Some of the main duties will be:
  • Use the library support system (currently OCLC's Worldshare Management System (WMS)) to order and receipt books, journals and other resources and to ensure it is up-to-date in respect of supplier information
  • Use the university-wide finance system (currently E5) to create Purchase Orders and help resolve queries relating to purchased items
  • Liaison with Brookes finance colleagues and external suppliers in resolving queries in relation to purchased items
  • Contribute to the timely turnaround of article and chapter scanning requests from academic staff, using the CLA's Digital Content Store
  • Support our e-resources and subscriptions manager with the processing and management of our print and online journals
  • Process new books for the Library.
You will enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.
 
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.  We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.
 
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This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.
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